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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date03 Aug 1949
FormatArtwork
Size33.5 x 51.5cm
Techniqueink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptThe old horse is away at a Summer School studying to be a butterfly
Blimp, who has taken up painting is seeking inspiration in the Sahara. "It helps my political thinking" he says.
Musso is spending a few days next door, researching into what's wrong with the flowers this year
Mr and Mrs Growler have left for the bathing in foreign waters because they mustn't be polluted by our socialist sea
Our Com crocodile is abroad attending a cominform conference to report on the British revolution. A wet time is being had by all
Everyone's away on holiday
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Implied textcrocodile tears
SubjectsTUC
status symbols
insects
foreign holidays
butterflies
artists
Sports
cart-horses
horses
Philosophies
Russia
Trades unions
government
art
Politics
crocodiles
swimming
Games
dogs
Proverbs and sayings
socialism
Animals
Cominform
plants
holidays
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL3037

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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